Gaughan Family History

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Gaughan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gaoithin (see Gahan).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gaughran, Gargan, Faughnan, Gahan, Gavaghan, Haughn, Drugan, Granahan

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Gaughan Family Origin

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Gaughan Family Occupations

What did your Gaughan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gaughan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Gaughan's were Farmers. Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gaughan. A less common occupation for the Gaughan family was House Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Servant

    22%
  • House Keeper

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gaughan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gaughan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaughan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaughan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gaughan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaughan. For the veterans among your Gaughan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaughan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaughan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gaughan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gaughan in 1952 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaughan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaughan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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